Christopher Nolan's films top Fandango survey of movies fans want in 4K

The director is also getting an award for his cinematic vision.

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Director Christopher Nolan, seen here with actor Matthew McConaughey, has some of the movies fans want most in 4K.

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Director Christopher Nolan is receiving the inaugural Vanguard Award on Tuesday at the 4K Ultra HD Summit in Los Angeles. The director's work is also at the top of a survey listing the movies fans most want to see in the ultra high-resolution format.

Nolan's The Dark Knight, Dunkirk, The Dark Knight Rises and Interstellar are among the Top 10 movies that fans want to see at home in 4K, according to the results of a FandangoNow viewer survey, which asked a group of roughly 1,500 people which movies are best seen in the format.

The survey places The Dark Knight in the No. 1 slot, with Dunkirk at 4, The Dark Knight Rises at 6 and Interstellar at 10. Marvel films are also high on the list, with Avengers: Infinity War at 2, Thor: Ragnarok at 3, The Avengers at 5 and Black Panther at 7. Star Wars: The Last Jedi and Mission: Impossible - Fallout also earn spots at 8 and 9 respectively. Nearly all of these films are already available on 4K on FandangoNow and other services that support 4K video like iTunes, Google Play and Vudu, although exact title availability and pricing vary.

Fandango's full 44-title list also includes Nolan's Inception at 12, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 at 13 and Ready Player One at 25.

The award Nolan is receiving recognizes his work in creating movie experiences at greater scale, resolution and enhanced color, including his specialized 70mm release of Dunkirk.

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